Molly Scott Cato

Molly Scott Cato is the first Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar, elected in May 2014. She is a leading member of Green House Think Tank, and formerly professor of strategy and sustainability at the University of Roehampton. She has written several books, including Green Economics (2009), Environment and Economy (2011), and The Bioregional Economy (2012) as well as numerous academic papers. She is the candidate for the Stroud constituency in the 2019 elections. You can follow her on @MollyMEP

Articles

28.11.2019
Dragging Finance Out of the Fossil Age

We sat down with Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP and economist, to discuss the EU’s sustainable finance package, alternatives to the current banking model and the role of speculation in Brexit.

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30.05.2017
“The Most Important Election of My Lifetime”

The UK election is fast approaching - we talked to Green candidate, MEP, and green economist Molly Scott Cato about progressive alliances, Brexit, and social democracy.

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28.11.2016
Taking Back Ownership – Transforming Capital into Commons

What are the different ways resources can be managed and what different outcomes does it lead to?

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23.12.2014
Green House’s Post-Growth Project

Everyone agrees that we are in the midst of a massive financial and economic crisis – but how can it be resolved? A new publication from Green House think tank, ‘The Post Growth Project’, sets out to critically examine why growth is regarded as so central to our economic system, and to challenge the assumption that it is ‘bad news’ when the economy doesn’t grow.

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01.10.2013
‘Make Do and Mend’: Industrial Conversions and Sustainability Transitions

Today’s mainstream economic debate around investment vs. austerity is failing, but a truly comprehensive Green New Deal could offer the alternative. The right support from the EU and national governments could encourage different structures of business ownership, focused on sustainability and social ownership that will help the transition to a truly sustainable economy.

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